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need to think about checks and balances and city government and how we are holding the will of the voters. i think it goes without saying that no one here condones any form of domestic violence, whether it will psychological or verbal or physical abuse. all of them could be in play tonight. the city we try to protect victims, support rehabilitation of perpetrators and do to prevent an incident of domestic violence in the future. i think it goes without saying that as public officials, we are expected to be models of good behavior. everyone knows that none of us are perfect. there is a reasonable expectation on greater officials in our private practices. this vote is not about affirming that we are setting moral standards for elected officials. what we are here to decide is whether or not sheriff mirkarimi is guilty of official misconduct and that's removal from office. while ethics commission rejected most of the charges, the board voted 4-1 on the basis he pled not guilty. the mayor and the ethics commissions arguments for removal are compelling. and neither readin
places. now, the government may step in and take action. cbs 5 reporter, sharon chin explains how a simple switch could ease pain at the pump. >> reporter: we're here in emeryville. you can take a look at the gas prices. they are higher in some areas. more than $5 a gallon. it's no mistake. $5.39 a gallon for regular unleaded at this station. >> that's highway robbery. >> californians are paying the highest prices in the u.s. an average of $4.49 per gallon for regular. nowhere near the national average of $3.79. it costs casey brewer nearly $100 to fill up his truck and he has 14 in his company fleet. >> it is tough and it's shocking to see it go up so much and other states not quite nearly as much. >> gas soared 66 cents in four days. and its owner is paying $20,000 more to rebuild his 8,000 gallon tank. >> it's been killing everybody. it's going to kill the business. >> some stations ran out of gas and shut down. caused by the fire in august and maintenance. and exxon mobile had a power failure is back online. >> it's interesting. >> the california energy commission say
. tomorrow's topic, the role of government. big versus small. >>> one of the most hotly contested local races is in san jose where there's a push to raise the minimum wage. it gets its import from low wage workers and labor groups. big money is being spent on defeating measure d. >> do i look like i'm worth $8? no. >> both sides are turning up the volume over measure d. the chamber of commerce released a 22 page report. bottom line, up to 2800 jobs would vanish. san jose's minimum wage went from $8 to $10. labor costs would go up. businesses would have to lay off or reduce worker's hours. since more than half the workers live outside of san jose, they would spend the extra income outside the city. >> if you add it up, it doesn't make a lot of sense to me. >> mayor chuck reid is worried about spending $600,000 to hire inspectors. >> it will have to come from somewhere. should i take it from the police department? should i take it from the library? >> the california restaurant association paid $11,000 for the report. the main author denied any charges of bias. >> because people often com
. the vice president's reaction was, we are trying to get the government and its own troops to provide for security as we draw down on our own. he forced the congressman to say that american troops should be put in harm's way instead of afghan troops and defending afghanistan. and at that moment, i think ryan realized he was saying the wrong thing and i think it was exemplary, remember, this is something that president obama hopes to exploit as a weakness for mitt romney as well. that was a very telling moment in this debate tonight. >> we heard the vp talking about classified information, talking about his experience over and over tonight. now what we did want to take, when the congressman had a good moment. take a look. >> the unemployment rate is today? >> sure do. >> it's 10%. >> you know what it was the day you guys came in? 8.5%. that's how it is going all around america. >> that's not how it's going. it's going down. >> is that his zinger tonight? >> it was obviously on the issue that romney hopes to exploit is jobs. he sort of suckered him into saying twice. and joe bid
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